The Hunterdon County Division of Senior, Disabilities & Veteran Services is pleased to announce the availability of the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program for 2015. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides individuals who are 60+ and who meet the financial eligibility, with $20.00 worth of vouchers to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farms stands in New Jersey. There are many local, community farms that participate in the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program and each qualified individual will receive a complete list of the farm stands with their voucher package.
To currently meet eligibility, a senior’s income cannot exceed $21775 annually if single, or $29,471 if married, and they must be a Hunterdon County resident. In order to complete an application, seniors must provide proof of income and residency. A driver license or utility/phone bills are acceptable proof of residency. A 2014 income tax return, social security statement, valid Medicaid card, valid food stamp verification, or bank statement are acceptable means in order to prove income eligibility. Please note that the PAAD card is no longer acceptable as proof of eligibility. Vouchers can be picked-up at the Hunterdon County Division of Senior, Disabilities & Veteran Services, 4 Gauntt Road, Flemington, NJ, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
For more information please call 908-788-1361.